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Gender: Female Meaning of Andromeda: "advising like a man" Origin of Andromeda: Greek mythology name

The name Andromeda is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "advising like a man". Andromeda and is often added to lists like Badass Princess Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Would you rather?".

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One of the stellar Unique-Baby-Names">unique baby names from mythology, Andromeda was the beautiful daughter of Cassiopeia who, like her mother, literally became a star--the constellation that bears her name. Andromeda makes a dramatic and adventurous choice in a time when four-syllable mythological names are gradually making their way into the mainstream.

Andromeda Tonks (nee Black), is a Harry Potter character

Cousin name Andromache belonged to the tragic wife of the Trojan Hector, appeared in Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida and was the subject of plays by Euripedes and Racine.

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Famous People Named Andromeda

Andromeda Dunker, American actress and voice actress
Andromeda Romano-Lax, American author

Pop Culture References for the name Andromeda

Andromeda Tonks (nee Black), a character in the Harry Potter series
Andromeda Jensen, character on TV's "Kyle XY"
"The Andromeda Strain," 1971 movie about a worldwide epidemic
Andromeda "Andi" Slate, main character in "Awoken" by Serra Elinsen
Andromeda "Anna" Fitzgerald, character in book/movie "My Sister's Keeper"
Andromeda Attumasen, mermaid-like character in Marvel Comics
Andromeda Shun, male character in manga "Saint Seiya"
"Mass Effect: Andromeda", video game in the Mass Effect series
"Andromeda," TV series
Andromeda, galaxy 2.5 million light-years away
"Andromeda" - song by the virtual band 'Gorillaz'